A 90-year-old woman made hundreds of abusive 999 calls demanding pasties, cups of tea and lifts to the bingo.
Lena Taylor told operators to send paramedics numerous times, shouting ‘bring me a cup of tea and a pasty. Hurry up I’m starving’.
During one call, the pensioner from Wallsend in North Tyneside said: ‘My pasty’s f****** fell on the floor you stupid c***s, get the ambulance out now.’
On another occasion she said: ‘I need someone to take me to bingo to keep me calm. Stop f****** messing around with me. I’m not going to sit in this house all day.’
Taylor was given a two-year conditional discharge in July after being convicted of making nuisance calls to the emergency services.
But she was back in court in October after making 420 more 999 calls between July 14 and August 30.
During that period, an ambulance had been sent to her house on four occasions and she was taken to hospital on just one of those occasions.
And the pensioner was back at North Tyneside magistrates court this week after continuing to dial the emergency services to make rude comments.
She admitted a malicious communications offence and was handed a 12-month community order. She must also pay £85 court costs and an £85 victim surcharge.
Lee Poppett, prosecuting, said she had used ‘foul and abusive language’ during the calls and had not reported any emergency incident.
Mark Harrison, defending, told the court she had a ‘compulsion’ to call 999 and plans are being put in place ‘to alleviate her loneliness’.